A section of Broad Street in Providence was closed to traffic Sunday for the second annual Cyclovia, an event aimed at promoting physical activity among city residents.
The city of Providence hosted the first of three so-called “Cyclovia” events Sunday. A quarter mile of Broad Street was closed to car traffic, leaving the broad avenue free for bicycling, walking, skating, running or just plain socializing.
The event is sponsored by the city of Providence, according to organizer Ellen Cynar .
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